But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous. Dr. Peter Lillback and his Philadelphia-based Providence Forum work to highlight the many times and ways God has touched America and its leaders throughout its history. ‣ Therefore be alert, remembering that for three years I did not cease night or day to admonish everyone with tears. The brothers immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, and when they arrived they went into the Jewish synagogue. ‣ And since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children. It's also true of George Washington, and Abraham Lincoln. ", 'God Establishes the Boundaries & Times of Nations'. And Jesus called them to him and said to them, “You know that those who are considered rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them. If a president will follow God's standards, Lillback insisted it'll bring godly wisdom and blessing to America. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. J But whoever has doubts is condemned if he eats, because the eating is not from faith. America and the rest of the world want strong leadership especially in times of crisis. As for those who persist in sin, rebuke them in the presence of all, so that the rest may stand in fear. For an overseer, as God's steward, must be above reproach. [I might mention that my son was skipping up and down the court.] ‣ They took bribes and perverted justice. Remind them to be submissive to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work. Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. We are committed to delivering quality independent Christian journalism you can trust. ‣ Post was not sent - check your email addresses! But it takes a lot of hard work, time, and money to do what we do. A ruler who lacks understanding is a cruel oppressor, but he who hates unjust gain will prolong his days. “At the end of every three years you shall bring out all the tithe of your produce in the same year and lay it up within your towns. E "A lot of people say, 'Oh the Ten Commandments: God is cruel, God is mean; He's taking away my pleasure.' For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. ‣ Changing Your Landscape? Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood. ‣ I will go to the great and will speak to them, for they know the way of the Lord, the justice of their God.” But they all alike had broken the yoke; they had burst the bonds. C You are serving the Lord Christ. Whoever says “I know him” but does not keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth is not in him, but whoever keeps his word, in him truly the love of God is perfected. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. By this we may know that we are in him: ... Not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near. He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world. I can't say that biblically. King Ahab was the king of Israel around 869 to 850 BC. Now we don't know if that is for blessing or for judgment!" Labs In Worst Presidents: Warren Harding (1921-1923) by Jay Tolson, President Warren Harding was mentioned as being one of the worst Presidents of the United States because he was more concerned with his womanizing, poker, golf, and mistress.